COMMUNITY RESOURCE LIST

911 • Emergency calls only

311 • Los Angeles City Services Hotline

211 • Los Angeles County Services Hotline

Emergency Health Information

Alcoholics Anonymous • 800-923-8722 • 323-936-4343

Center for Disease Control • 800-232-4636

Poison Control • 800-222-1222

San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Center, Inc. • www.movinglivesforward.org

818-901-4830

Suicide Prevention Center • 800-273-8255

Services Available at Community Colleges and Universities

CSUN Center of Achievement through Adapted Physical Activity and the Abbott and the Linda Brown Western Center for Adaptive Aquatic Therapy
www.csun.edu/center-of-achievement.html
818-677-2182

CSUN Language, Speech and Hearing Center Therapy
www.csun.edu/language-speech-hearing-center.html
818-677-2856

Los Angeles Pierce College Encore Department of Adult Education (free programs)
www.piercecollege.edu/encore/

Are you looking for social activities in your neighborhood?

Suddenly 65 • 818-606-4826 • suddenly65.com

Valley Jewish Community Center • 818-360-2211 • valleyjcc.org

Do you have a general question pertaining to senior needs?

America Job Centers for California • 888-226-6300

AARP • 866-654-5572

Adult Protective Services (Hotline) • 800-992-1660 • 213-351-5401

Brandman Centers for Senior Care • 855-774-8444 • www.brandmanseniorcare.org

California Department of Aging • 916-443-2800

Center for Health Care Rights • 800-824-0780 • 213-383-4519

DrugWatch.com • 888-645-1617

Elder Abuse Hotline • 877-477-3646

Eldercare Information and Referral • 800-677-1116

Health Insurance Counseling/Advocacy Program • 213-383-4519

Helping Hands • 818-886-8088

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles • 213-252-2500 • 818-756-1194

Jewish Family Services of Los Angeles • 323-761-8800 • www.jfscare.org/

Los Angeles City Department of Aging • 213-482-7252

Los Angeles County Community Senior Services • 213-738-2600

Los Angeles County Department of Aging • 888-202-4248

Los Angeles Department of Health Services • 800-427-8700

Los Angeles County Social Services • In-Home Supportive Services
      888-944-4477

Ombudsman (Long Term Care Facility Problems) • 800-334-9473

Section 8/Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles • Van Nuys • 818-756-1194

Senior Resources, Inc. 818-359-2125

VitalScan® • 323-653-2200

Telecheck (Telephone Reassurance for Home Bound) • 818-984-1380

WiseandHealthyAging.org • 310-394-9871

Work Source Center For Seniors • 888-226-6300

Do you need limited free legal advice?

Organizations that can aid seniors with various legal needs, including credit counseling, power of attorney, estate planning and living wills.

Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles • 213-640-3881

Los Angeles County Adult Protective Services • 877-477-3646

Valley Bet Tzedek (Free Legal Advice) • 818-769-0136

Victims of Crime (Los Angeles County District Attorney) • 818-898-2406

Are you looking for information on various federal and state programs?

America Job Centers for California • 888-226-6300 • Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks

California Health Advocates • www.cahealthadvocates.org • 800-434-0222

Medi-Cal Information • 800-541-5555

Medicare Hotline • 800-633-4227

Social Security Administration • 800-772-1213

Work Source Center For Seniors
      Van Nuys/Sherman Oaks • 888-226-6300

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocay Program (HICAP)

Volunteer program administrated by the California Department of Aging. Information is available about Medicare, Medigap (private insurance policy to supplement Medicare) and basic Medicare topics.

Center for Health Care Rights
      Los Angeles • 800-824-0780 • 213-383-4519

Do You Need Home Modifications?

Home Secure and Handyworker Program • 213-808-8803

Valley Storefront Jewish Family Services • 818-984-1380

Do You Need Low Cost Dental Services?

El Proyecto Del Barrio Dental Clinic • 818-883-2278

MEND Dental Clinic • 818-896-0246

North East Valley Health Corporation • 818-365-8086

Olive View Mid-Valley • 818-947-4028

UCLA Pro Dental Clinic • 310-825-2337

USC Pro Dental Clinic • 213-740-2800

Are You Looking For Moves, Downsizers/Organizers that Specialize in Senior Moving Services?

Caring Transitions of Greater Los Angeles • 818-808-9301

Gentle Transitions • 800-619-3049

Moving Matters, LLC • 818-634-4818

Organizing Concepts & Designs • 310-560-5060 • www.organizingconceptsanddesigns.com